Days Out Calderdale

Cinema & Theatre

Featured Listing

Square Chapel Centre For The Arts

Arts venue offering fabulous film, theatre, live music, comedy, family shows, workshops and more.

Lots of family-friendly shows and events, including Relaxed Screenings in the cinema, where the volume is turned down slightly and the lights are turned up. Perfect for parents and babies.

2018 shows include: There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly (March) and Stan, Mabel and the Race for Space (March).

Square Chapel Centre For The Arts, Square Road, Halifax. Box Office: 01422 349 422. www.squarechapel.co.uk


Halifax Playhouse

Hosts local theatre and dance groups and professional events.

Halifax Playhouse, King Cross Street. 01422 365998.


Hebden Bridge Picture House

Thriving, independent not-for-profit cinema in Hebden Bridge. Family matinees at weekends and every day during school holidays.

We serve tea in proper mugs and sell locally-baked cakes. Adults can have a glass of wine or beer at their seat, while the little ones enjoy Yorkshire ice cream or popcorn.

Cash only venue.

Hebden Bridge Picture House, New Road, Hebden Bridge. 01422 842807.


Rex Cinema – Elland

A wide range of films and organ concerts in an updated but unspoilt 1912 picture house.

Family films are shown every Saturday and Sunday afternoons and on most weekdays during school holidays.

The cinema can also be hired out for children’s parties!

Rex Cinema, Coronation Street, Elland. Phone: 01422 237 2140.


The Todmorden Hippodrome Theatre

One of the largest community-run theatres in the UK, this Edwardian theatre has 480 seats and its own youth theatre group.

The Todmorden Hippodrome Theatre, Halifax Road, Todmorden. 01706 814875.


Victoria Theatre

Built in 1901, the Victoria Theatre is a flexible space for all types of performances, especially children’s shows and local dance and theatre groups.

Entertainment includes regular family shows, musicals and an annual pantomime!

2018 shows include Peppa Pig’s Adventure (June), Teletubbies Live (October) and Snow White (December)

Victoria Theatre, Fountain Street, Halifax. Box Office: 01422 351158.


Vue – Halifax

Large cinema in the centre of Halifax. Mini Mornings every Saturday and Sunday from 10am, plus every day in the school holidays – £2.49 per ticket.

Vue, Broad Street Plaza, Halifax. Phone 0345 308 4620.


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